Semester Offered: Fall 1 unit(s)(Same as URBS 370) Topic for 2017/18a: Post-War American Architecture. The course focuses on the career of the architect Gordon Bunshaft (1909–1990) and the architectural firm of Skidmore Owings & Merrill. We examine Bunshaft’s career in light of the development of the glass skyscraper (Lever House), the invention of the glass bank (Manufacturers Trust), and the creation of the corporate campus (Connecticut General) in post-World War II America. Nicholas Adams.
Prerequisite(s): 200-level course in architectural history.